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Zhe Qolden M^i^^^sary 

in the Moiy Ministry 


Zhe Kevcrend M^nr C^ Krcyling 



A. D. 1961 

6ur Bd^emer lu* latherati Church 


Digitized by the Internet Archive 

in 2010 with funding from 

Lyrasis IVIembers and Sloan Foundation 

fiftieth cAnnive^sa^y 





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In Nomine Jesu Christ! 

THE PRELUDE "Praise The Lord, Ye Heavens Adore Him" 


THE HYMN OF PRAISE Lobe den Herren 

1. Praise to the Lord, the Ahiiig'hty the King of Creation! 

O my soul, praise Him, for He is thy Health and Salvation! 
Join the full throng; Wake, harp and psalter and song; 
Sound forth in glad adoration ! 

2. Praise to the Lord, who o'er all things so wondrously reigneth. 
AVho as on wings of an eagle, ujilifteth, sustaineth. 

Hast thou not seen. How thy desires all have been 
Granted in what He ordaineth ? 

3. Praise to the Lord, who hath fearfully, wondrously. made thee; 
Health hath vouchsafed and, when heedlessly falling, hath stayed thee 
What need or grief Ever hath failed of relief? 

Wings of His mercy did shade thee. 

4. Praise to the Lord, w'ho doth prosper thy work and defend thee. 
Who from the heavens the streams of His mercy doth send thee. 
Ponder anew, W^hat the Almighty can do. 

Who with His love doth befriend thee. 

5. Praise to the Lord ! Oh. let all that is in me adore Him ! 

All that hath life and breath, come now with praises before Him ! 
Let the Amen, Sound from His people again; 
Gladly for aye we adore Him. Amen. 


V. O Lord, open Thou my lips. 

R. And my mouth sh.all sIkav forth Thy praise. 
V. Make haste, O God, to deliver me. 
R. Make haste to hel]) me, () Lord. 

Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Ghost : 

as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without 

end. Amen. Hallelujah. 


1 will i)raise Thee with my \\h()le heart, before the gods will I sing 

])raise unto Thee. 
I will worship toward Thy hoi}' Temple, and praise Thy Name for 

Thy loving kindness and for Thy truth, for Thou hast magnified 

Thy Word above all Thy Name. 
In the day when I cried Thou answeredst me. and strengthened me 

with strength in my soul. 
All the kings of the earth will praise Thee. O Lord, when they hear 

the words of my mouth. 
Yea. they shall sing in the ways of the Lord, for great is the glory of 

the Lord. 
Though the Lord be high, yet hath He respect unto the lowly. Init the 

])roud He knoweth afar off. 
Though I walk in the midst of trouble Thou wilt revive me ; Thou 

shall stretch forth 
Thy hand against the wrath of mine enemies, and Thy right hand 

shall save me. 
The Lord will perfect that which concerneth me. Thy mercy. O Lord, 

endureth forever ; forsake not the work of Thine own hands. 
Glory be to the Father, and to the Son. and to the Holy Ghost as it 

was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, w^orld without end. 



"Rise Crowned With Light" 

H. Willan 

THE LESSONS — Isaiah 52:7-10 

R. Thanks be to Thee, O Lord 

Ephesians 3 
R. Thanks be to Thee, O Lord 

THE OFFICE HYMN - Text By John Theodore Mueller, 1954 

L Precious Savior, praise and glory 
Now we render Thee 
For Thy servant's full and blessed 

2. Dearest Father, by Thy mercy 
He served faithfully. 
Teaching us the way to heaven 
And to Thee. 

Henry W. Baker 

3. Holy Spirit. Thou has ke]:)t him 
By Thy quickening" power. 
Sanctified in life and doctrine. 
To this hour. 

4. God of grace, from age to ages, 
Guard him as Thine own. 

Till with him we all adore Thee 
At Thy throne. - 


THE CHORAL SELECTION - "I Sing As I Arise" Clockey 

V. Let my prayers be set before Thee as incense: 

R. And the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice. 


Lord, now lettest Thou Thy servant depart in peace : 

according to Thy Word ; 
For mine eyes have seen Th}^ Salvation : Avhich Thou hast prepared 

before the face of all people ; 
A light to lighten the Gentiles; and the Glory of Thy people Israel. 
Glory be to the Father and to the Son ; and to the Holy Ghost ; As it 

was in the beginning, is now% and ever shall be : world without end. 



Lord, have mercy upon us. 
Christ, have mercy upon us. 
Lord, have mercy upon us. 



V. The Lord be v^^ith you. 
R. And with thy spirit. 


R. Amen. 


V. Bless we the Lord. 

R. Thanks be to God. 


R. Amen. 

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"All Depends On Our Possessing" Author unknown, ca. 1673 

L. Loehner 

1. All depends on our possessing 
God's abundant grace and blessing, 
Though all earthly wealth depart. 
He who trusts with faith unshaken 
In his God is not forsaken 

And e'er keeps a dauntless heart. 

2. He who hitherto hath fed me 
And to many joys hath led me, 
Is and ever shall be mine. 

He who did so gently school me. 

He who still doth guide and rule me. 

Will remain my Help divine. 

3. Well He knows what best to grant me ; 
All the longing hopes that haunt me, 
Joy and sorrow, have their day. 

I shall doubt His wisdom never, 
As God wills, so be it ever, 
I to Him commit my way. 

POSTLUDE - "The Lord Is Good" Chr. Tye. 

THE PREACHER - The Rev. Herman Rippe, D.D., Honorary President of The Atlantic 
District of The Lutheran Church - Mo. Synod, and pastor of Trinity 
Lutheran Church, Long Island City, N. Y. 

THE LITURGISTS - The Rev. Eldon R. Stohs, pastor of Our Redeemer Lutheran 
Church, Fords, N. J. 

The Reverend Walter Reuning, Second Vice-President of The 
Atlantic District of The Lutheran Church - Mo. Synod, and 
pastor of Redeemer Lutheran Church, Westfield, N. J. 


THE ASSISTANT ORGANIST - Miss Barbara Fritsche 

An Anniversary Luncheon will follow immediatel}- in the auditorium 
of Lutheran Education Center. 





1911 - 1961 

The Reverend Arthur L. KreyHng' was born in St. Louis, Missouri on 
July 18, 1889, the son of Christian and Bertha Kreyling. He was bap- 
tized in Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church and his early schooling was re- 
ceived in Mt. Calvary Lutheran Day School. His training- for the holy 
ministry was received at St. John College, \\'infield, Kansas where he 
enrolled in the high school department in the fall of 1902. Graduating 
from the Junior College at St. John in 1908, he enrolled at Concordia 
Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri in the fall of that year. Upon graduation 
from Concordia Seminar}' in the spring of 1911. Pastor Kreyling re- 
ceived his first call into the holy ministry as home missionary to Chicka- 
sha, Oklahoma. On July 2, 1911 he was ordained into the holy ministry 
and installed as missionary to Chickasha by The Reverend Richard Jesse 
at his home church. Mount Calvary, St. Louis. At Chickasha. Pastor 
Kreyling developed and organized St. Paul Lutheran Church, which to- 
day is kno\\'n as First Lutheran. In 1914. he accejited a call to Tmmanuel 
Lutheran, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, \\diile at Tmmanuel the Army and 
Navy Commission of The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod called 
Pastor Kreyling as civilian chaplain to Cam]) Meade, Maryland, serving 
several other cam])s in the Baltimore area fluring this time. 

In 1919. Pastor Kreyling was called to be the English and associate 
pastor at Our Savior's Lutheran Church. Perth Amboy, to assist The 
Reverend \'illads 1>. Sko\' with the ministry to the l^nglish sj^eaking 
peo]:)le. as well as, to develo]) the mission in ^^)rds, which was slill only 
a Sunday School. 

On August 8, 1919 Pastor Kreyling was installed as associate pastor 
at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Perth Ambov. by The Reverend 
Villads B. Skov. 

For a number of years Pastor Kreyling- divided his time between the 
two churches, conducting- the Sunday School in Fords on Sunday after- 
noons and holding worship services in the evening. On September 20th, 
1919 Pastor Kreyling preached his first sermon in the old church which 
now serves as town library and Fords Women's Club headquarters in 

By 1921. Pastor Kreyling was called as pastor to Our Redeemer's 
Evangelical Church, and in April of 1921, he was installed as pastor by 
The Reverend F. G. Schumm, visitor of the English District. The in- 
stallation sermon was preached by The Reverend T. Keyl, pastor of 
St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Newark, N. J. 

Under the blessing of God and the energetic labors of Pastor Krey- 
ling, the old church was replaced in 1940 when the present church was 
dedicated. It was during his ministry that the Ladies Aid. the Walther 
League, the Choirs, the Priscilla Missionary Circle and the Men's Club 
were organized. 

During World War II, Pastor Kreyling ser\ ed six years as civilian 
chaplain at Fort Monmouth, N. J., holding services there every Thurs- 
day evening. In addition, he also held German services there for the 
German war prisoners. 

The Reverend Arthur L. Kreyling and Florence Tacke of St. Louis, 
Mo., were united in marriage on June 21, 1913. The Lord blessed their 
marriage with four children - Mrs. \\'illiam Ellis of Baltimore, Mary- 
land; Mrs. Carl Madsen of Somerville, N. J.; Arthur R. of Plainfield, 
N. J. ; The Reverend Paul C, missionary in Niigata, Japan. There are 
fifteen grandchildren, includinsT a set of twins. 

We must make mention of a special interest of Pastor Kreyling Avhich 
took shape already during- the early ministry at Our Redeemer. In the 
'20's he started studying in greater detail the construction of Solomon's 
Temple and its symbolical meanings. During the years, he added to his 
model of the Temple. He became widely known as an authority on the 
Temple, and as a result, he extensively toured the state of Kansas, the 
area about Chicago, as well as the East Coast. Pastor Kreyling still at 
times takes speaking engagements, explaining the construction and the 
symbolism of the Temple. 

Completing thirty-seven years of faithful labor in Christ's vineyard at 
Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Pastor Kreyling preached his retire- 
ment sermon on July 29th, 1956. Since his retirement, he has served as 
vacancy pastor in a number of churches in New Jersey and Pennsyl- 
vania. Since September of 1958, he has ser\ ed as assistant pastor at Re- 
deemer Lutheran Church in Westfield, N. J.